October 6-7, 2024

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Hear from leaders who are changing the game in their industries.


Connect with peers and leaders across multiple industries.


Explore the latest innovations and technology through interactive exhibits.


Join the conversation around the intersection of technology, culture, and innovation.

Where ideas converge and futures ignite.

Unite with visionaries at Avant South – where innovation, technology, and culture collide. This transformative event is a hub for dreamers, leaders, and creatives alike. Whether you’re a creative professional looking to learn about the latest tech innovations in your field, a business professional looking for ways to elevate their customer experience, an entrepreneur looking to network and build a community of peers, or a passive enthusiast with a passion for all things tech – Avant South has something in store for everyone. 

explore how emerging technologies are changing

Starting Lineup

Albert Ng

CEO, Misapplied Sciences

Frank Patterson

President, Trilith Studios

Lee Thomas

Deputy Commissioner, Georgia Film Office

Craig King

CEO & Co-Founder, Rap Plug

Here’s what you missed at avant south 2023

Avant South launched at Georgia Tech in 2023, bringing together tech industry leaders to explore the impact of responsible AI on society. Now under the leadership of the Office of Technology and Innovation in the Mayor of Atlanta’s office, Avant South is upping the stakes.

Join us on October 6-7 for an exhilarating event that celebrates student entrepreneurship and delves into the dynamic intersection of technology, culture, and innovation. You don’t want to miss it!

Schedule & Location

subject to change

October 6

Stay tuned for details!

October 7

8 a.m

9 a.m

10:15 a.m

11:15 a.m

12:15 p.m

1:30 p.m

2:30 p.m

Morning Keynote

breakout sessions

breakout sessions

Breakout Sessions

Lunch & networking